Infographic 1
The number of individuals who speak predominantly French at home continues to rise in Canada, but their relative proportion is decreasing

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Infographic description

The title of the infographic is "The number of individuals who speak predominantly French at home continues to rise in Canada, but their relative proportion is decreasing"

This is a bar chart with a trend line and a double axis.

The vertical axis on the left shows the number of individuals who spoke predominantly French at home in Canada in millions, from 0 to 8 in intervals of 1.

The vertical axis on the right shows the proportion of the population who spoke predominantly French at home in Canada as a percentage, from 0 to 35 in intervals of 5.

The horizontal axis shows the following census years: 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, and 2021.

The series of bars shows the number of individuals who spoke predominantly French at home in Canada by census year: 6,211,240 in 1991, 6,359,505 in 1996, 6,447,585 in 2001, 6,608,125 in 2006, 6,827,865 in 2011, 6,943,800 in 2016, and 7,044,855 in 2021.

The trend line shows the proportion of the population who spoke predominantly French at home in Canada by census year: 23.0% in 1991, 22.3% in 1996, 21.8% in 2001, 21.2% in 2006, 20.6% in 2011, 20.0% in 2016, and 19.2% in 2021.

Source(s): Census of Population, 1991 to 2021 (3901).

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